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Pune: The government’s carrot and stick policy to get TB cases notified has failed to cut ice with the doctors and chemists’ associations, who have raised the issue of violation of a patient’s priv

According to the National Health Portal, India stands second on the world diabetes chart with 69.2 million cases after China with over 100 million cases.

Health Secretary lauds the efforts of REACH and urges pharmacists to create awareness

Fourteen deaths in four days. That's what the National Institute of Communicable Diseases’ latest listeriosis outbreak report reveals.

This report presents the UN-IGME's latest estimates, up to year end of 2015, of under-five, infant and neonatal mortality and assesses progress towards MDG 4 at the country, regional and global levels. Estimates to year end of 2016 will be published in September 2017.

In another study done on eggs, it pointed out that eggs may contain large amounts of salmonella, both on the shell and inside the egg.

An increase in the number of laboratory-confirmed measles cases has been observed in Ethekwini and Umgungundlovu districts from July 2017. Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

CHENNAI: Animal welfare activists have long been speaking about the cruel practices involved in poultry farming, especially the use of battery cages.

State health authorities are yet to procure a vaccine against the new strain. This, despite a strong recommendation by the state committee, in March this year, to prevent communicable diseases.

KOCHI: That the waste piled up on streets has a correlation with the spread of communicable diseases is an accepted fact, but most of the local bodies in the state have a poor record when it comes

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